Cancer is the mist of deadly disease. It is the second cause of death nowadays. However, if it is detected at the proper time, it is curable.
But there are some cancers which happen suddenly with no symptoms and there are some symptoms which you are not familiar with. So learn these symptoms about cancer and stay safe.
1. Unexplained weight loss.
When you are losing weight without any particular reason, stay alert because there are chances of you having lung, stomach or pancreas cancer. Next time don’t ignore this. Go and consult a doctor.
Fever, Yes fever is not normal. If you are suffering from fever then know that it is a symptom of cancer in the blood such as leukemia or lymphoma. Fever can also be a sign of colon and kidney cancer.
If you are tired on an extreme level that doesn’t go even when you take proper rest. Then beware this is a sign of Cancer types such as stomach cancer, colon cancer or leukemia.
There are some cancers that cause pain such as bone cancer or testicular cancer. If you have pain in head i.e. headache can cause brain tumor and back pain or pain in the back can cause ovary or colon cancer. Next time don’t take the pain as normal pain.
5. Unusual Bleeding
When you bleed unnecessarily and unusually. This can be a sign of various cancers such as coughing up blood can be a sign of lung cancer. Blood in stool or urine can cause colon, kidney or bladder cancer. And bleeding through nipples can be a sign of breast cancer.
6. Difficulty Swallowing
You ate something and you are not able to swallow it. This is not a normal sign. This can be a sign of cancer. Mouth or throat cancer makes swallowing difficult. Various head and neck cancers such as esophageal, oropharyngeal cancer, thyroid, and laryngeal cancers are also caused if you have difficulty in swallowing.
7. Change in Bowel or Bladder habits
Change in Bowel or bladder habits is a symptom of rectal or colon cancer. Diarrhea for a long term, constipation or change in stool, etc. Blood in urine or pain can cause bladder or prostate cancer.
8. Skin changes
Skin changes can cause skin cancer. Any change in the skin, pimple or mole should be taken care of because it can cause skin cancer. And any other change such as darkening, reddened, itching or yellowish skin is also symptoms.
Heartburn can be caused by excessive eating, spicy foods, alcohol or stress but if heartburn doesn’t go or stays for long that you should get a checkup. It can cause throat i.e. ovaries cancer.
10. Nagging cough
Coughing is a symptom of lung cancer. Almost half of the people who are diagnosed with cough has lung cancer. Excessive coughing is also a sign of laryngeal and thyroid cancer.